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Leucopogon ruscifolius
drawn 1770; painted 1774; printed 1982
plate 195 from Banks’ Florilegium, part IX: Australia

Medium
colour engraving and etching (à la poupée) with hand-colouring
Measurements
28.7 × 19.4 cm irreg. (image) 46.1 × 30.0 cm (plate) 72.1 × 56.0 cm (sheet)
Edition
ed. 26/100
Printing/Publishing
printed by Carl Ansari and Edward Egerton-Williams, London; published by Alecto Historical Editions in association with The British Museum (Natural History)
Inscription
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.l.: BANKS’ FLORILEGIUM / PLATE No. 195 EDITION No. 26/100
embossed and inscribed in pencil l.r.: CA (in an oval) (dragon rampant) AHE (monogram) BM (banksia flower) (NH) ©1982
printed in ink (on mount) l.l.: S. Parkinson del.1770 / J. Cleveley pinx.1774
printed in ink (on mount) l.c.: PLATE 195 / LEUCOPOGON RUSCIFOLIUS R. Brown / Laugerioides ruscifolia / Endeavour River, Australia / 17 June–4 August 1770
printed in ink (on mount) l.r.: J. Goldar sculps.
Accession Number
2013.416.195
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by Rio Tinto Limited through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2013
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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